|Born||May 26, 1894|
Jersey City, NJ
|Died||Dec 24, 1957|
Las Vegas, NV
|Age||Died at 63|
|Final Resting PlaceHollywood Forever|
|Top Roles||Marguerite Gautier, Ann Hunniwell / Mrs. 'Lafe' Regan, San San / Toy, Dolores, Madame Du Barry|
|Top Genres||Drama, Romance, Silent Films, Comedy, Historical, Short Films|
|Top Topics||Based on Play, Paris, Secretaries|
|Top Collaborators||Sidney Franklin (Director), Winter Hall, Joseph M. Schenck (Producer), Chester M. Franklin (Director)|
|Shares birthday with||John Wayne, Al Jolson, Robert Morley see more..|
Norma Talmadge Overview:
Legendary actress, Norma Talmadge, was born on May 26, 1894 in Jersey City, NJ. Talmadge died at the age of 63 on Dec 24, 1957 in Las Vegas, NV and was laid to rest in Hollywood Forever Cemetery in Hollywood, CA.
MINI BIO:There were few prettier silent screen actresses than this dark-haired, dark-eyed charmer, popular in romance but with a keen sense of comedy. But her Brooklyn accent was not able to survive the coming of sound. Her sisters Constance (1898-1973) and Natalie (1897-1969) were also silent screen players. Died from a cerebral stroke after contracting pneumonia. (Source: available at Amazon Quinlan's Film Stars).
HONORS and AWARDS:.
She was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Motion Pictures. Norma Talmadge's handprints and footprints were 'set in stone' at Grauman's Chinese Theater during imprint ceremony #2 on May 18, 1927. Talmadge was never nominated for an Academy Award.
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